Beverly Trbovich, 88

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 Beverly J. Trbovich, 88, of Waynesburg, passed away Sunday, June 28, 2020, peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family. 

Born April 21, 1932, in Magnolia, she was a daughter of the late Dwain and Trouis (Swinford) Wells, and a life resident of the Sandy Valley area. 

Bev was a 1950 graduate of Magnolia High School and had worked at The Timken Co. as a draftsman after high school. She was a member of St. George Serbian Orthodox Church and enjoyed playing the piano. Our Mom was a homemaker, but most importantly she was devoted to her family and home.  

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 60 years, Oscar Trbovich, on June 8, 2015; a sister, Betty Crilley; and an infant brother, Scott Wells. 

Bev is survived by three daughters, two sons, fifteen grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren, Kathy and Don Pontones, and their children, Don, Jr. (Angela) Pontones, and their son, Kason, Kara (Nick) Pontius, and their children, Reagan and Wyatt, and Kelly Pontones; Anne and Dick Nixon, and their children, Steve (Katie) Nixon, and their son, Carter and one soon to be born, and Katie (Andrew) Irwin, and their children, Braxton and Ensley; Bev and Jeff Chiavari, and their children, Jeff, Jr. (Kate) Chiavari, and their daughter, Ava, Jenna (Patrick) Robbins, and Tia Chiavari; Dan and Nancy Trbovich, and their children, Alivia, Austin, and Logan; Oscar “Okie” and Sonja Trbovich, and their children, Tori and Tyler Trbovich and Trenton and Tre Leggett; her sister, Linda Heffner and ex-brother-in-law, Bob Heffner. 

Services were held  July 3 in Finefrock-Gordon Funeral Home in Magnolia with Fr. Aleksa Pavichevich officiating.  Interment was in Sandy Valley Cemetery.  Contributions in Beverly’s memory may be made to Community Hospice, 716 Commercial Ave. SW, New Philadelphia, OH 44663.  Condolences may be sent to

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